If you find stories about scaling…

If you find stories about scaling interesting, then this post on how Twitter handles over 3k images per second might be worth your time.

Some takeaway points listed that I appreciated: “Doing the simplest thing that can possibly work can really screw you” and “Experiment and research.”

I absolutely loved reading this post in the context of thinking about media on WordPress websites. I think there are both takeaways core WordPress could make as well as folks building massive scale websites. This was the most fascinating technical article I've read today.

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